South Pacific Yacht Charter Information
Chartering a luxury yacht in the 'South Pacific' is a once in a lifetime experience, or if you are lucky enough to return to this region there is plenty to explore. If you are thinking or renting a crewed yacht in the South Pacific then take a look at our destination guides to find the best places to visit and when to go, view our photo tours for inspiration, find local events and stay informed with our regional news articles.
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The Land of Eternal Spring
Discover The True Spirit Of Australia
A veritable paradise, the Whitsunday Islands offer a gateway to the charms of Australia
Papua New Guinea
Undeveloped, unspoilt and rich in breath-taking natural wonders.
A fantasyland of islets where time stands still
Discover the true South Pacific
Find your perfect island on a Tahiti yacht charter
With idyllic beaches, volcanic peaks lit by tangerine sunsets and bewitching lagoons filled with abundant marine life, Tahiti and the other 117 far-flung islands of French Polynesia offer some of the most beautiful cruising grounds on the planet.
An exotic fantasyland of far-flung paradise islands
A castaway’s dream come true
Magical, exotic, inspiring; welcome to paradise
A technicoloured paradise of awe-inspiring natural beauty
How to choose a South Pacific island for your luxury yacht charter
The daydreamy islands of the South Pacific are scattered across thousands of miles of deep blue ocean opening up unparalleled opportunities for off-the-beaten-track cruising. But, as the 7,500 plus islands are as diverse as the region is vast, it can be hard deciding where to go on a yacht charter.
New Marine Sanctuary Offers Unparalleled Diving Opportunities in the Palau Islands
A new law has been passed to preserve the underwater utopia that surrounds the archipelago of Palau, which makes this tiny cluster of idyllic yet mysterious islands an even more attractive destination for a luxury yacht charter.
Sailing Yacht SILVERTIP Available In New Zealand This Winter
27 January 2016
Before setting off for a summer in the French Polynesia, the high performing 33m/110ft sailing yacht SILVERTIP will be available in New Zealand for winter charters.
Expedition Yacht SENSES Available for Charters in Tahiti
08 January 2016
This week the 60m/194ft superyacht 'SENSES' announced its availability for charters in Tahiti this February. With the opportunity to enjoy the island’s secluded lagoons and unspoiled beaches during one of its warmest months, there’s never been a better reason to get out and explore.
Explore The South Pacific Aboard Expedition Yacht SENSES
16 January 2018
The 59m/194ft superyacht SENSES from Fr Schweers Shipyard is available for charter in exotic South Pacific destinations such as Fiji and Tahiti throughout 2018.
Discover New Caledonia On Board Motor Yacht ‘Masteka 2’
30 May 2017
The 37m/122ft luxury yacht ‘Masteka 2’ from Kha Shing has become the first foreign-flagged yacht to obtain a charter license for the exotic cruising grounds of New Caledonia in the South Pacific.
Superyacht ‘The Beast’ To Offer Unforgettable Charters In The South Pacific
26 April 2017
Suitably named, the 40m/130ft motor yacht ‘The Beast’ is set for delivery next year, with the option to charter in spectacular destinations in the South Pacific, including the exceptionally beautiful waters of New Zealand.
Discover the Solomon Islands Aboard Superyacht ‘De Lisle III’
16 November 2017
The 42m/127ft luxury yacht ‘De Lisle III’ from Gulf Craft is available for charter in the undiscovered and unspoiled South Pacific destination of the Solomon Islands from June 2018.
Damen Support Vessel ‘Game Changer’ Joins Global Charter Fleet
20 September 2017
The 69m/227ft support vessel ‘Game Changer’ is available for charter in destinations such as the Caribbean and South Pacific this winter, providing the perfect companion for charterers looking to take more water toys, provisions and staff on their yachting vacations.
Superyacht ‘Big Fish’ Heads to Papua New Guinea for the Summer Months
19 April 2016
The multi-award winning 45m/147ft expedition yacht ‘Big Fish’ will be available for two-week charters in exotic South Pacific locations such as Papua New Guinea from May to August.
Motor Yacht VANTAGE & Support Vessel AD-VANTAGE Available In South Pacific
06 April 2016
Open in the South Pacific this summer, the 46m/150ft superyacht VANTAGE, along with her aptly named support vessel, the 54m/177ft conversion yacht AD-VANTAGE, make for a perfect duo for discovering destinations such as Tahiti and Fiji.
Icon Superyacht ‘Party Girl’ Joins Global Charter Fleet
14 October 2016
The 62m/205ft motor yacht ‘Party Girl’ is the latest addition to the charter market and is now open for winter bookings in Caribbean hotspots before heading to the exotic waters of the South Pacific for the summer season.
Sailing Yacht ETHEREAL Open for Charter in the Coral Triangle
02 September 2016
The cutting-edge 58m/190ft superyacht ETHEREAL from Royal Huisman is now open for charter in the extraordinary bioregion of the Coral Triangle, which spans across 5.5 million square kilometres between the South Pacific and Indian Ocean.
Superyacht ‘Big Fish’ Open for Charter in Fiji
23 August 2016
The award-winning 45m/147ft expedition yacht ‘Big Fish’ delivered by McMullen & Wing in 2010 will be available to charter in Fiji this October.
Sailing Yacht SILENCIO Summer Special
27 April 2015
The 50m/164ft superyacht SILENCIO is lowering her rate for South Pacific charters by $25,000 to $150,000 per week this June and September.
Superyacht VvS1 Available for Fiji Charters
16 April 2015
The award-winning superyacht VvS1 is currently relocating to Fiji, following a successful charter season in New Zealand. She will be available for bookings between 15 May and November.
Auckland's Silo Marina Reports Most Successful Season Yet
20 May 2015
Silo superyacht marina in Auckland has announced it hosted a record number of visits this past summer season, including the 134m/439ft superyacht SERENE, who visited New Zealand in February.
Superyacht RELENTLESS Cruising in Tahiti
09 April 2015
The 34m expedition yacht RELENTLESS will be located across the South Pacific in locations including Tahiti and Fiji this upcoming season.
New Zealand Enjoys Highly Successful Charter Season
25 March 2015
This season New Zealand experienced its highest number of superyachts visiting ports in 15 years, with charter yachts including 134m M/Y SERENE spotted in the South Pacific.
Superyacht DRAGONFLY Helps Cyclone Victims in Vanuatu
19 March 2015
Following a call to action to the industry to help the victims of a cyclone which devastated Vanuatu last week, superyacht owners and crews are assisting in providing aid to help rebuild the community.
Superyacht Industry Called to Help Victims in Vanuatu
18 March 2015
Members of the superyacht community are being asked to help the devastation in Vanuatu caused by a cyclone which occurred last Friday.
Sailing Yacht CAVALLO Open for Autumn Charters in Fiji
07 September 2016
The 43m/140ft luxury yacht CAVALLO, custom built by Baltic Yachts, is currently on her way to Fiji in the South Pacific, where she will be available to charter until the end of November.
Sailing Yacht SEAHAWK Reveals Summer Availability in French Polynesia
13 November 2015
The award-winning 59m/192ft superyacht SEAHAWK is now taking bookings for charters in the French Polynesia locations of Tahiti and the Society Islands during June and July 2016.
Superyacht SOVEREIGN Joins Charter Market in Australia
28 October 2015
The 44m/145ft superyacht SOVEREIGN is the latest addition to the charter market, and is currently based in Sydney Harbour for charters in Australia and the South Pacific.
Expedition Yacht ANDA Joins Global Charter Fleet
28 October 2015
The 42m/137ft custom expedition yacht ANDA has become available for charter for the first time, with availability in Australia and the South Pacific region from winter onwards.
NZ Millennium Cup 2015
21 January 2015
The NZ Millennium Cup is a highly regarded sailing regatta for superyachts and is one of the most anticipated regattas of the sailing calendar.
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NZ Millennium Cup
01 January 1970
Running over three days in January, New Zealand offers a spectacular regatta which welcomes an evergrowing fleet of superyachts. First showcased in 2000, with following events in 2003, 2007, and 2009, the Millenium Cup is now an annual celebration of exceptional racing in South Pacific cruising grounds.
Australian Grand Prix 2014
13 March 2014
A new deal to keep the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne will see the Albert Park race continue to host the race.
NZ Millennium Cup 2016
27 January 2016
The Millennium Cup is to grace New Zealand's waters once again at the beginning of 2016 for one of the most anticipated regattas of the sailing calendar.
New Charter Yacht ASKARI Available in French Polynesia
08 August 2013
The 32.91 metre expedition yacht ASKARI is available for charter in French Polynesia.
Top Charter Yacht Late-Summer Deals
05 August 2013
Are you looking to grab a last-minute summer bargain? Check out the best late-summer incentives below, currently in place on luxury charter yachts for the remainder of the summer season.
Charter Yacht 'PARSIFAL III' Available in the South Pacific
29 July 2013
The 54 metre sailing yacht 'PARSIFAL III' is now available for charter in the South Pacific.
S/Y MONDANGO 3 Launched and Preparing for Charter
13 December 2013
The 56.4m/185’ sailing yacht ‘MONDANGO 3’ was launched last week by Alloy Yachts and is now preparing for her debut charter season in the South Pacific this summer.
Charter Yacht 'Lady Christine' in Tahiti this Winter
16 October 2013
Lady Christine, the 68m Feadship motor yacht, will be available for luxury yacht charter vacations in the beautiful cruising grounds of French Polynesia this winter season.
Superyachts Play a Key Role in Fiji’s Economy
30 April 2014
An absolutely breath-taking and exotic yacht charter destination, the economic benefit of yachts visiting Fiji is significant.
Charter Yacht ETHEREAL Available in Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands
04 April 2014
The 58m sailing yacht ETHEREAL is accepting charters in the beautiful South Pacific, opening up some of the most stunning places on earth for discovery.
Vanuatu Now Open to Charter Yachts
03 April 2014
Following changes to import duties, superyachts can now legally charter in Vanuatu.
New Zealand Initiate Strategy to Attract Superyachts
31 March 2014
Today, New Zealand Marine officially announced a new 'Destination New Zealand Superyacht Attraction Initiative' which will see the association along with government bodies jointly promote the country as a destination for superyachts.
Sailing Charter Yacht DRUMBEAT Continues Circumnavigation
30 January 2014
The 53 metre sailing yacht Drumbeat is currently circumnavigating the globe and will continue to do so for 2014.
M/Y MASTEKA 2 Still Has Charter Availability in Fiji in August
27 May 2014
Kha Shing motor yacht MASTEKA 2 still has dates available in early August for Fiji yacht charters.
Charter Yacht DE LISLE III Now Taking Enquiries for the Great Barrier Reef and North Queensland
21 May 2014
The 42m charter yacht DE LISLE III has changed her location and is now taking enquiries for the Great Barrier Reef and North Queensland.
Superyacht SERENE Wows Locals in New Zealand
21 January 2015
The arrival of the 134m/439ft luxury charter yacht SERENE in New Zealand’s Auckland Wynyard Wharf has caused a media frenzy as onlookers gather to see the the largest private yacht ever to have entered local waters.
New Superyacht Marina in Charter Destination Tahiti
29 December 2014
A brand new marina is due to be completed in March in the increasingly popular and ever-beautiful charter yacht destination of Tahiti.
Sailing Yacht ATHOS Taking Summer Charter Bookings
15 September 2014
The impressive 62m sailing yacht ATHOS is taking enquiries for luxury sailing in the South Pacific for summer 2015.
Explore Tahiti and Fiji On Board Sailing Yacht VERTIGO
04 July 2016
The multi-award winning 67m/220ft superyacht VERTIGO is available for charter in stunning South Pacific destinations such as Tahiti, Fiji and the Solomon Islands.
Charter Brand New 'MONDANGO 3' Sailing Yacht in the South Pacific
13 June 2014
The 2014 launched 56m/184’ sailing yacht MONDANGO 3 has confirmed her availability for summer 2014 charter vacations in the breath taking cruising grounds of the South Pacific.
Parsifal III For Charter in The South Pacific
19 March 2013
Sailing yacht Parsifal III is being offered for charter in the South Pacific this summer.
Ethereal in the South Pacific this Summer
30 January 2013
At 58 metres, Ethereal is an extensive charter yacht with plenty of space for you, your family and your friends to create an unforgettable charter vacation together.
Discounted Rates on Expedition Charter Yacht SuRi
29 May 2013
Expedition yacht SuRi is now available for charter at the discounted rate of $295,000 per week from June 1st.
Motor Yacht Masteka 2 Heads to Fiji
24 May 2013
37.1 metre superyacht Masteka 2 has left Brisbane, Australia and is on her way to Fiji for the summer charter season.
Brand New Sail Yacht Ohana in Tahiti
23 April 2013
Available for only a limited time this summer, the brand new S/Y OHANA is the key to an unforgettable charter vacation experience. Imagine waking every morning surrounded by sparkling blue oceans, islands fringed with gently waving palms and empty, unspoilt beaches of pure white sand. Soak up the sun or snorkel in the pristine waters. In the afternoon, visit a remote Tahitian village and experience the true French Polynesian hospitality.
Nikata Charter Yacht Offering Up To 30% Off
02 July 2013
The 25 metre Swan sailing yacht Nikata is offering a discount of nearly 30% on all luxury yacht charters in the South Pacific.
Superyacht DREAM opens for yacht charters in Tahiti over the holidays
25 September 2018
Celebrate the holidays aboard the 60m/197ft luxury yacht DREAM, who will be chartering around South Pacific destinations including New Zealand, Fiji and Tahiti this winter.
Explorer yacht SuRi to charter around the South Pacific islands this winter
23 October 2018
Make unforgettable memories in the South Pacific on board the 63m/208ft superyacht SuRi, and experience the magic of hotspots such as Fiji, Tahiti and New Zealand.
Video: Take a tour of Tahiti with Below Deck’s Kate Chastain
18 October 2018
In a series of three videos, chief stewardess Kate Chastain gives some insight into the magical islands of French Polynesia, the latest charter destination on hit reality TV show Below Deck.
Enjoy a sportsfisher yacht charter in Fiji on board 'Ata Rangi' this summer
18 July 2018
Presenting an exciting opportunity in some of the most exotic cruising grounds in the South Pacific, the incredible 25m/82ft motor yacht 'Ata Rangi' is a large sportsfisher available for off-shore big-game fishing in Fiji.
Celebrate the holidays in the South Pacific aboard sailing yacht FIDELIS
12 December 2018
The 56m/184ft superyacht FIDELIS from Perini Navi is available for charter over the festive season in Papua New Guinea, Fiji and New Zealand.
Charter yacht ENCORE adventures to New Zealand and the South Pacific
22 November 2018
The 30m/97ft motor yacht ENCORE from Horizon is available for charter in New Zealand from January to March 2019 before heading to the South Pacific for the rest of the year.
Below Deck season 6 filmed in Tahiti
05 September 2018
The upcoming season of Below Deck filmed aboard the 56m/185ft charter yacht ‘My Seanna’ sees the hit reality TV series move from the Caribbean to the more far-flung cruising grounds of Tahiti.
Expedition yacht DARDANELLA to charter in Papua New Guinea
28 March 2019
Explore the wondrous world of the South Pacific islands with a Papua New Guinea yacht charter on board the 37m/121ft motor yacht DARDANELLA.